The 5 Pillars of Successful Restaurant Takeout, Delivery & Catering

The 5 Pillars is a strategic business framework we built to help restaurant operators and food service professionals looking to maximize revenue potential from takeout, delivery and catering, and take advantage of the off-premise paradigm shift. There’s a food technology revolution happening, and it’s all about the mobile consumer—talk to us to about workshops, training an consulting services aimed at helping you master the off-premise opportunity!

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The Catering Institute touched on all the hot buttons that we need in the restaurant industry to become more successful every day.

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By Erle Dardick

Get Catering and Grow Sales

A Strategic Perspective for the Multi-Unit Restaurant Executive

An essential book for anyone starting a catering business out of restaurants. “This book should be required reading for every restaurant executive before they attempt to create a catering strategy.” – VP of Marketing for McAlister’s Deli “Erle has captured the how, what and why of multi-unit restaurant catering execution done right.” – President of Go Roma Italian Kitchen

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We provide online and on-site training to help restaurant operators grow sales and increase profits from their off-premise operations. Courses are designed to deliver the right skills and knowledge to boost your team’s capabilities, capacity, productivity, and performance.

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Measure and raise your performance by having your restaurants and team members certified for the 5 Pillars framework. Certification is also available for supply chain partners who want to better serve their customers by helping them to improve their off-premise operations.

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Spend time with our certified faculty members to get help with benchmarking, program design, sales, marketing, operations, menu optimization, and all other aspects of your off-premise operations.

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Over the past 18 years Erle has demonstrated his visionary capability in the multi-unit restaurant environment.

~ Frank Geier
President of Gordon Food Services


Our faculty experts have decades of experience in helping restaurant operators grow sales and increase profits in takeout, delivery, and catering.

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